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a type of aerial lift
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1. a crude railroad of wooden rails or of wooden rails capped with metal treads.
2. Also called tramline . Brit. a streetcar route, track, or system.
3. Also called ropeway. a system for carrying passengers and freight in vehicles operating along overhead cables; a telpherage.
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Noun1.ropeway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towersropeway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
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